[sdiy] Oscilloscope on a Budget

Jack Jackson jackdamery at hotmail.co.uk
Tue May 31 11:16:45 CEST 2016


Whereabouts are you based Trevor?


Best Regards,
Jack Jackson


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From: Synth-diy <synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl> on behalf of Trevor Cunningham <chalktech at gmail.com>
Sent: 31 May 2016 09:22
To: synth-diy
Subject: [sdiy] Oscilloscope on a Budget

I've been looking into buying an oscilloscope as I'm venturing into territory where I'll need to calibrate oscillators on some MFOS projects. I've read Ray Wilson's recommendations on a scope, and appreciate his advice on spending the money on a good scope as an investment. But, I'm having trouble pulling the trigger on anything more than this OWON scope on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/SSO8192-TFT-LCD-Display-Oscilloscope-Channels/dp/B00PAAJQ9G/?sr=1-18&qid=1458648990&s=industrial&refinements=p_n_feature_keywords_browse-bin%3A5451288011%2C4343061011&ie=UTF8&ref=sr_1_18
[http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41nhX4os3ZL._SX342_.jpg]<http://www.amazon.com/SSO8192-TFT-LCD-Display-Oscilloscope-Channels/dp/B00PAAJQ9G/?sr=1-18&qid=1458648990&s=industrial&refinements=p_n_feature_keywords_browse-bin%3A5451288011%2C4343061011&ie=UTF8&ref=sr_1_18>

Owon SSO8192 100Mhz 8" TFT-LCD Display Digital Storage ...<http://www.amazon.com/SSO8192-TFT-LCD-Display-Oscilloscope-Channels/dp/B00PAAJQ9G/?sr=1-18&qid=1458648990&s=industrial&refinements=p_n_feature_keywords_browse-bin%3A5451288011%2C4343061011&ie=UTF8&ref=sr_1_18>
www.amazon.com
Owon SSO8192 100Mhz 8" TFT-LCD Display Digital Storage Oscilloscope, 1M, Dual Channels, 1 GSa/s: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific



Since I'm really a newb, I was wondering what I could get that will work just fine on more of a budget. Is LabNation worth a closer look?

https://www.lab-nation.com/

or even this one from Parallax:

https://www.parallax.com/product/32220

If being cheap in the short will just cost me money in the long run, please advise. I'm just looking for a scope that will be reliable with modular kits. The more money I have to build kits with, the happier I am.

Cheers!
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